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Peter Andre, Samantha Mumba and Boyzone – the 1990s are coming to Dubai this April

There is plenty to please fans of nostalgia in the UAE this month

Australian singer, Peter Andre, will be coming to Dubai later this month. Courtesy Zero Gravity 
Australian singer, Peter Andre, will be coming to Dubai later this month. Courtesy Zero Gravity 

Lovers of '90s and '00s music must be in their element right now, spoiled for choice with acts jetting into the UAE. From Boyzone to Alesha Dixon, there is something for everyone. Here is where to see them and when:

Remix 92

Popular '90s night Remix 92 is back with a new home: Zabeel House The Greens. The April 5 night of throwback hits will see Alesha Dixon, Samantha Mumba and Booty Luv all play live, as well as All Saints' Mel Blatt behind the decks with a DJ set.

There will also be music from local artists Dolce, Steph Goudie and Jaymie Deville, and Dubai 92's Rich and Tim Cheddar will also be DJing.

Remix 92, Zabeel House The Greens, doors open at 1pm, first act on stage at 4pm, Friday, April 5, tickets from Dh95, www.platinumlist.net

BLACKPOOL, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 03: Alesha Dixon performs on stage during the first UK Nickelodeon SLIMEFEST at the Empress Ballroom on September 3, 2016 in Blackpool, England. (Photo by Shirlaine Forrest/Getty Images for Nickelodeon UK)
Alesha Dixon will perform at Zabeel House The Greens. Getty Images

Boyzone at The Irish Village

Boyzone's Keith Duffy, Mikey Graham, Ronan Keating and Shane Lynch are bringing their Thank You & Goodnight tour to Dubai. The Irish foursome are set to perform at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium on Friday, April 12.

In November, Boyzone released their final album, Thank You & Goodnight, and recorded 12 new tracks, including a special tribute to late band member Stephen Gately.

On the weekend of March 29-30, the band's Keith Duffy was hospitalised in Bangkok, Thailand, and it was questioned whether or not he would continue with the tour. He has since reunited with the band.

Boyzone at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Friday, April 12, tickets from Dh195, 21 years and over, www.platinumlist.net

Keith Duffy and the impressively bearded Shane Lynch were the hype-men, with a job description to shout “Come on!” when sensing any hint of crowd fatigue.
Boyzone's Keith Duffy, Ronan Keating and Shane Lynch.

Peter Andre at Zero Gravity

Mysterious Girl singer, Peter Andre, is coming back to Dubai. On April 18, he'll be performing at Zero Gravity's Club Inc. Expect it to be an evening of '90s hits, because for the night Club Inc will be moving its Retro Room outside.

Club Inc takes place at Zero Gravity every Thursday, offering unlimited food and beverages from 8pm-2am, with a fairground in the garden, resident DJs and retro music.

Peter Andre at Club Inc, Zero Gravity, from 8pm, Thursday, April 18, Dh199 including food and drinks, www.0-gravity.ae

A handout photo of Peter Andre for Mixtape Rewind (Courtesy: Sundance Events)
Peter Andre is set to play at Zero Gravity this April. Handout

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Updated: April 3, 2019 09:22 AM

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